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>> it was the day everything changed. september 11th, 2001. 11 years ago on a tuesday morning with crisp weather not unlike today. >> today we remember the tragedy and the sacrifice. at the pentagon, the world trade center, and a field in pennsylvania. >> 11 times we have marked another september 11th come and gone. 11 times we have paused in remembrance, reflection, and unity and in purpose. >> good afternoon. i'm pat lawson muse. >> i'm jim handly. we will have more on today's 9/11 services in just a moment. but first a developing story. a high school junior was shot to death today while on his way to school in prince george's county. police are looking for the person who gunned down 18-year-old markell ross this morning on old central avenue
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here in district heights. investigators combed this scene for evidence earlier. officials at central high school tell us ross was an outgoing and beloved student. still, his mother tells news4 her son was bullied at one point. tracee wilkins will have more on that part of the story coming up tonight on news4 at 5:00 and whether police say bullying had anything to do with his death. now to a day of reflection. america is remembering the thousands of people who died 11 years ago in the september 11th terror attacks. the president and first lady today took part in a ceremony at the pentagon. as megan mcgrath reports, the ceremony was emotional but much more private and intimate than in years past. >> reporter: the sun rises above the pentagon ushering in another solemn anniversary. 11 years ago today, 184 people were killed when flight 77 flying low with a terrorist at the controls slammed into the side of the building. >> still gives me chills every
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time i think of it. and unfortunately this is a sad day but a day that we grow as americans. >> i think people do remember. walking around, people definitely seem to be a little bit more somber. and i think it's very important that people don't forget it. >> reporter: it was 9:37 in the morning that the threat of terrorism became a shocking reality in the nation's capital. this morning at the polentagon e painful moment was marked by a moment of silence. today's ceremony was smaller than in years past to allow the families to mourn more privately. during his remarks, president barack obama offered his condolences and promised that their loved ones did not die in vain. >> they were taken from us suddenly and far too soon. to you and your families, the rest of us cannot begin to imagine the pain you've endured these many years. we will never fully understand
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how difficult it has been for you to carry on, to summon that strength and to rebuild your lives. >> reporter: the victims' memorial was closed for several hours this morning, but it has since reopened, and so members of the public who want to come and pay their respects can now do so. from the pentagon, megan mcgrath, news4. >> abner morales. >> carlos manuel morales. >> this has happened every year since the attack. each victim's name was spoken aloud this morninging at ground zero. but unlike every other year, relatives spoke the names and no politicians took the microphone. across the country, many americans are remembering those who were lost in the attack on america. although the crowd was a bit smaller at today's ground zero ceremony, the ceremony had a lot of emotion. nbc's danielle lee has our story. >> reporter: tears and raw
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emotions filled september 11 ceremonies aro >> we feel like we're here with him because this was the last place he was. he's very missed. >> reporter: for those who lost loved ones, the pain following remains fresh 11 years later. at ground zero, families acknowledged each victim one by one. >> and my father, james amato. >> reporter: about a thousand people listened in silence, filling the area between the national memorial now marking where the world trade towers once stood. >> they were taken away from us all too early. and we miss them all. >> reporter: members of congress stopped business to extend condolences on the east front steps of the capitol. >> today we listen and we vow never to forget, to celebrate the greater good that comes from serving one another and standing shoulder to shoulder. >> reporter: at the white house, president obama participated in a moment of silence. later at the pentagon, he offered hope following a
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ceremony remembering those killed when a hijacked plane targeted the building. >> no single event can ever destroy who we are. no act of terrorism can ever change what we stand for. >> reporter: those same themes of courage rang out near shanksville, pennsylvania, where a plane crashed while passengers fought to keep it from reaching the capitol. >> we have not forgotten the heroism of your husbands, wives, son, daughters, mothers, fathers. >> reporter: so many lost fighting for a country they believed in. despite the pain, there are signs of healing. for instance this new world trade tower that i'm standing in, which will be complete in just over a year, to me m is a sign that this city is beginning to move on. in lower manhattan, danielle leigh, nbc news. we want to turn to the weather now. it feels like fall has arrived out there. >> sure does. storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson is out there feeling it. she's on the storm team 4 weather deck. hey, veronica. >> hey, jim and pat. i'm standing right now in the
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shade, and in shade it almost feels a little cool with an occasional little breeze that comes through. our temperatures today running a few degrees below average. yeah, average right now, 82 degrees. very reminiscent, though, of the early part of september for us. take a look at the morning temperatures here and the numbers that we started out with. mt. airy, maryland, 45 degrees this morning. great falls and chantilly starting out at 46. you can see that temperature to the north. columbia, maryland, at 46. germantown and ashton also starting out in the 40s this morning. so indeed pretty chilly. we have warmed up, though. a lot of folks shedding their jackets, getting rid of the sweatshirts, too. t right now at 75 to 79 degrees throughout the area. still running a few degrees below average. hardly a cloud to be found in the sky. we've got a few clouds up in pennsylvania and a few clouds down to the south but no trouble whatsoever. so the question is how long can we hang onto this nice weather?
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look at your evening, down to 68 degrees by 9:00 p.m. another starry night for us. we'll have the answer to that question as to when our weather is going to take a turn coming up in just a couple minutes. breaking news now. a d.c. superior court where just moments tagg the judge sentenced all five men convicted in the d.c. mass shooting case. three of them, orlando carter, robert boast, and jeffrey best, will serve life without parole. san kwan carter received 54 years. back in march of 2010, the five carried out a series of violent crimes. they ended with that mass shooting on south capitol street. in all, five people were killed, nine wounded in that attack. the prosecutors say it started as revenge over stolen costume jewelry. news4's pat collins is at the courthouse and will have reaction to the sentences at 5:00. with time running out, congress a serious warning today from house speaker john boehner. he said talks to keep the nation from going over that so-called
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financial cliff may not succeed. and there was a second financial jolt today linked to the nation's debt. steve handelsman has our report. ♪ through the perilous ♪ >> reporter: democratic and republicans stood together to remember 9/11. but they're so far apart on the budget deal they need to make. the top republicans said they might fail. >> i'm not confident at all. >> reporter: if the fight over taxing the rich and spending isn't settled by january, everyone's taxes rise. and deep cuts get triggered in defense and social services. the economy takes such a big hit, it's called the fiscal cliff. moody's investor services warned today, if the current budget negotiations fail, moody's would expect to lower the rating of u.s. t-bills like rival standard & poor's did last year when congress gridlocked. led by mitt romney, republicans
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are focused on the defense cu, charging president obama is to blame, even though republicans agreed to make them automatic if this there's no budget deal. >> the president should be called upon, asked what is his plan, how is he going to lead to make sure that our military is not hollowed out. >> reporter: democrats have a plan. agree to tax the rich more, avoiding pentagon cuts. the moody's downgrade and the fiscal cliff. they say it's republicans giving up and adjourning next week. >> it's like you're face agca it is a fee and saying, well, we just done have time to address that. we've got to go home and campaign. >> reporter: democrats will, too. job one is getting re-elected. looks like facing the fiscal cliff will have to wait until november. i'm steve handelsman, news4, capitol hill. we're just getting started on news4 at 4:00. if you have an iphone or an ipad, listen up. a big security flaw could make it easy for hackers to track
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your every move, even steal your identity. also, another twist in "american idol" shake-up. why randy jackson could be back at the judges' table after all. and miley cyrus accused of punching a guy at a nightclub. we'll tell you what started the fight. ♪ treat you bad and you've probably heard the buzz about justin bieber's concert with carly rae jepsen here in washington november 5th at verizon center. news4 has two floor seat tickets you could win to see the biebs. here's how it works. watch news4 at 4:00 all this week to get the secret word. then enter our justin bieber tickets sweepstakes. go to the nbc washington facebook page, like us there and fill in the secret word to register for a chance to win.
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more trouble today for miley cyrus, the singer and actress accused of attacking a man at hollywood nightclub. a police report says she was partying at the roosevelt hotel this weekend.
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an argument broke out between her boyfriend hunger games star liam hemsworth and another man. the man accused cyrus of pushing and punching him. officers are still investigating. cyrus' spokesperson called the claims false and erroneous. turns out we won't have to see another whole season of "american idol" without randy jackson calling contestants dog. tmz reports jackson is real close to signing a deal that will keep him on that judging panel. there have been reports that he'd be back this season as a mentor if the new deal goes through, he'll continue to be the only original judge on the show. mariah carey is the only other confirmed judge at this point. a foul-mouthed dirty bird. >> and a way to get over a fear of spiders if you've got them. joining us now with details is from hot 99.5. caine, i'm not afraid of
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spiders. >> right. >> pat doesn't like the hairy ones. a lot of folks don't like any of them. how do we get over pit. >> they did research and asked select groups of people in front of spiders. so here's what you need to do if you're afraid of spiders. you need to say, i'm afraid of you, little spider. you can't hurt me. and they found that, believe it or not, there was a group that said that, and there was a group that said nothing, just stood next to it. then there was a group that was, like, i'm not afraid of that thing and lied out it. those that admitted their fears, this is out of the university of california in los angeles, with 88 people, if you verbalize your fears you're better off. >> then you start petting them. right? >> if they're fuzzy, i suppose you could. >> yeah, right. you've got the perfect fashion accessory for women who like
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wine. >> and purses. put them together and you get the wine bag. why didn't i think of this? nothing classier than walking around with a spout coming out of the back of your purse. what is that? is that a louie? oh, no. it's a chiraz. they have the white, the red, the rose. that there's a company importing them into the united states. they were originally made in sweden but the company realized more women drink wine, that's their choice of alcohol. gallup poll did the study and they've been selling in the united states. they're a huge success. get ready. >> there's a market for them. >> so the purse is white if it's white wine, pink if it's rose. >> isn't that brilliant? >> again, why didn't we think of this? >> my beer purse is coming soon. >> a relationship gone bad and the family's pet bird got dragged into it. we can't air a lot of this. >> you can't air any of what this bird says. are you kidding me? this is out of warrick, rhode island. now, these neighbors used to be
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lovers. they used to be married. they got a divorce. rumor has it one cheated on the other. so the woman decides to go ahead and get a bird. she teaches the cockatoo how to say things like -- i'm just kidding. i can't say -- it teaches it how to curse. she's been ticketed for noise violation. his name is craig fontaine. the ex-wife's name is liz. and the cockatoo sits on the back porch and curses out the ex-husband. she is currently in court. >> you can teach a cockatoo to say just about anything. >> i'm not afraid of you, cockatoo. you can't hurt me. >> what's up for tomorrow? >> aside from the rihanna tickets we have at 8:35 tomorrow morning, more trips to las vegas, which we're going on for the i heart festival. 99.5 with spider and white purses. >> wrrihanna, bieber. >> awesome. >> thank you. we know families come in all shapes and sizes. >> and as proof, look no further
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than nbc's new primetime show "the new normal." >> you're almost as pretty as i was at your age and then you got knocked up and pissed it all away. you wasted your entire life. >> thanks for the pep talk, nana. >> this is a show about a young woman who moves to los angeles to start over. as part of the journey, she decides to be a surrogate for a gay couple who want to have a baby. the cast says they hope everyone gives the show a chance even if they don't agree with some of the topics. >> i think people will be surprised by it, particularly those that feel this is not for them or they wouldn't relate. the genius of what ryan does is tell a specific story but in that specificity it somehow becomes really universal. i hope that the audiences find that. >> and you can catch "the new normal" tonight at 9:30 on nbc 4. it is part of a jam-packed night of new shows and night two
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of the season premiere of "the voice." nbc's mark barker has a preview. >> it's not every day you see something like this. >> the new comedy "go on" settles into its tuesday night home tonight after "the voice." >> you know what might be fun. senator matthew perry plays a wise-cracking sports talk show host after the death of his wife. >> she chooses to be relentlessly upbeat about it. >> reporter: that attitude carries over. when he's forced into a colorful grief therapy group. >> it can be unapologetic in its aspirations to appeal to men in terms of sports. the rest of the show is quite touchy feely. i don't know. my dad screwed me up pretty good. what do you think two dads would do to a kid? >> a gay couple hopes to find out in "the new normal." they try to start a family with the help of a surrogate who's trying to turn her own life around. >> it sounds sometimes like we're talking about this great --
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>> intense. >> -- political thing. it's not -- it is and no, it's also really funny. >> what's the job? >> do you have experience? >> i do. >> i need someone with photography experience only. >> comedian ray romano goes from just being a fan of parenthood to guest starring. >> to walk into the world, it's kind of trim pi for me. >> romano blays an embittered divorcee who hires sara as a photographer's assistant. >> i'm not going to do any nudity so, that should be a plus. >> so much so he signed on for several episodes. mark barger, nbc news. >> all the fun tonight starts at 8:00 with "the voice." after that, a brand-new episode of "go on" at 9:00, "the new normal" at 9:30 and the season premiere of "parenthood" at 10:00 all on nbc 4. >> busy fall. a lot of good stuff out there coming up. just ahead on news 4 at 4:00, william and kate head overseas. how she keeps her hair flowing even in tropical climates. also, the man who decided
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too to celebrate his birthday by handing out his money to strangers on the street. and verronica has your forecast. anncr: this casino's in west virginia.
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some of us did pull out the sweaters today. >> yes, or the sweater dress. right? >> there you go. >> it's that time. >> just to stay a little warm, right? moving around today with a little bit of a light wind outside. we've had three stellar days now. sunday, monday, and tuesday. we'll see two, possibly three more heading our way. let's talk about that sunshine and that pretty blue sky, wispy clouds. that's the dry air. 78 the current temperature p the wind is light out of the northeast, about 5 miles per hour. occasionally a higher breeze that comes along. look at the dew point and the humidity. 42 degrees and 28% the humidity. very low. so spots like reston, virginia, at 74 to leesburg, virginia, at 77. gorgeous day for us today. ft. washington, maryland, at 75 degrees, silver spring, maryland, coming in at 74 degrees currently. where do we go from here? here's your good night wake-up forecast. clear skies for 9:00, 10:00,
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11:00 p.m., your temperatures 68 to 65 between 9:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. then tomorrow we'll start out tomorrow just like we did today with some areas in the upper 40s, areas right inside the beltway around 57, 58 degrees. so you're going to need the jacket again and you're likely to need to send the kids off in a sweatshirt. 78. look at atlanta. kind of cool, too, at 83. your heat there in the nation's midsection from omaha at 93 to 91 degrees in dallas, texas. hardly a cloud to be found throughout the area. we have these huge area of high pressure that's reigning supreme. that area of high pressure here, a weather front that's going to come in. you can see it in the far upper portion of your screen, the upper left. that's the front that's going to be moving in for this weekend. so nice weather, more nice weather, and then we're talking some rain. tomorrow, back to splendid conditions throughout the area. sunshine, a few high clouds at best. and by the time we get to thursday, more sunshine, too, coming your way for the
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afternoon. evening forecast, it's going to be great. 69 to 73 degrees. again, the wind will start to settle some so a light wind for your evening. another cool start for us, 44 in the northwestern suburbs to 57 degrees closer in around d.c. mostly sunny conditions for tomorrow. absolutely perfect. 77 to 82 degrees. so we get to do it all over again tomorrow. here's a look at your four-day forecast. nice conditions for your wednesday/thursday. friday, as i said, two, maybe three more days of this fantastic weather, because we'll see the humidity start to inch back on friday. there is your rain, and it's saturday, and i don't think we're going to get a lot. certainly do not think we'll have any severe weather. but a little bit of rain in for part of this weekend. your temperatures, low 80s. not too bad. >> loving it. >> all righty. >> thanks, veronica. still ahead on news 4 at 4:00, an owner decides no pennies are allowed in his store. how this policy could pay off for his customers. and angelina jolie heads to
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syria. the heartbreaking story she heard from a little girl. and security cameras are rolling during a violent robbery at a convenience store.
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welcome back, everyone, at 4:30. i'm jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. angelina jolie is visiting the syrian border and speaking directly to the refugees of the violence there. she is a special envoy for the humanitarian agency. she says the stories she's heard from children are horrifying. >> little children, i ask what they saw and they described body parts separated and burned people being pulled apart like chicken.
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and that's a little 9-year-old girl said that. >> joel ji saie said the people syria are wondering who is on their side. prince william and his wife, the duchess of cambridge, have kicked off a nine-day tour of asia. first stop, singapore. >> no doubt the height of this trip so far is their visit to a botanic garden. that's where they saw a flower named after them and the late princess diana. nbc's sara james is traveling along. >> reporter: the duke and duchess of cambridge arrived tuesday. here to celebrate the queen's diamond jubilee in this commonwealth country. the royal dynamic duo will tour a city state that's a trading clos sas and home to 5 million people. >> they are a superstar couple, probably the best brand britain's got at the moment. >> reporter: they had an orchid named in their honor. in a poignant moment they were
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shown another vip orchid. created for williams's mother, princess diana was to have seen her namesake blossom on a trip scheduled for september 1997 but died just two weeks before that trip. flanked by the bride he says he wished his mother could have met, prince william saw the orchid dedicated to england's rose. brimming with wave, smiles, and charisma, the royal couple were all michelle knight of chicago could have wished for. >> i couldn't sleep last night. i felt like it was christmas. it was exciting. i still have goose bumps, and i'm still shaking. she kept saying she wanted to see the princess. >> reporter: other fans just wanted to see what kate would wear. >> she does designer, she does high street. she's a credit to the fashion industry. she's amazing. we love her. >> can't wait to see what she wears in this heat and humidity. >> and her hair. >> yeah, and see what her hair does. >> reporter: turns out the duchess of cambridge travels
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with a small rent ranch dubbed the k team. including a stylist to keep her trademark tresses looking good in tropical heat. this trip is part ceremony, part symbolism. a reminder of an enduring relationship between nations and a much newer relationship, that of a couple who symbolized the modern monarchy in waiting. >> the royal couple will spend several days in singapore, then head off to malaysia and the solomon islands. a store in new england is doing something interesting with change. it's banning pennies. prices at power place sports in morrisville, vermont, still end in 99 cents, but customer who is pay with cash will find their change rounded to the nearest nickel in the customer's favor. for example, if your change would be $1.63, you would actually get back $1.65. the store owner says he wants to encourage the government to stop producing pennies which cost
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more than their value to produce and to sort. >> the most i could possibly lose on any transaction was four cents. >> the vast majority of what we do is electronic transactions. so you can still have electronic transactions and have to the penny. >> customer who is pay with credit cards at the star will still be paying full price. only cash transactions are rounded up. but not everybody agrees that pennies are more trouble than they're worth. the salvation army says it survives on small change and the cutting down on coins could mean less money in the kettles at christmastime. not pennies but $5 bills, one man's act of extreme generosity has stunned strangers, smiling across his north carolina neighborhood. bob lakely turned 57 last week. and he received about 300 bucks in birthday money monopoly instead of keeping the cash, he spent the day passing it out to drivers in $5 increments. he held up a sign to let strangers know he's already thankful for what he's got.
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>> does money mean anything to you? >> yes. but health is more important. >> i think it's great. out here helping somebody. that's a good thing. >> a lot of people out here need it. y'all doing a good thing. >> his wife also was impressed with her husband's generosity. she gave him another $285, which he also gave away to strangers. everybody's having a bit of his birthday there. >> that's a guy who should have more than one birthday a year. >> exactly. there is more to come on news 4 at 4:00 this afternoon. a little-known security flaw that could put millions of people at risk. how hackers could track your every move and steal your identity using your ipad or your iphone. and have you done it yet? it's called griffining. how rg3 has begun his o
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let's check out today's daily deals. >> on living social, 80% off yoga classes. pay $20, get ten yoga classes at meridian yoga located near meridian hill park. they last between 60 and 75 minutes and would normally cost you $100. there is just one day left to buy this deal. >> i could use a good yoga class. >> down dog here we go. >> on groupon, get 40% modern american cuisine in georgetown. pay $30 and get $50 to spend at peacock cafe. that deal can be used on dishes like crab and pesto risotto or a curried mint lam burger. that deal is only good for dinner. >> or that calamari i'm seeing there. that looks pretty good. >> bon appetit. when we continue, feels like fall out there today. veronica will tell us how long this cooldown will stick around. plus, a frightening robbery plays out in front of a surveillance camera.
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so, if you like it cool, you're in luck. how low we going tonight, veronica? >> just as low, just as cool as it was last night. there were some spots that dipped down to the upper 40s, around 50 degrees. here we go again tonight. another little bit of a nippy morning, especially just north and west of d.c. areas like frederick county, loudon county, too. it will be nippy starting out early wednesday morning. the thing that's not been going down but up is still the pollen count. in fact, it's a little higher in the rag wead for today, 14 grains per cubic meter, this is the time of year you see rag wead so high. we'll have it that high until we get a little bit of rain in here, which is going to come this weekend. let's talk about the details on that. our temperatures throughout the area were in the mid and upper 70s.
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manassas around warrenton, 73 your temperature, hunting town, 74 right now, upper 70s to the north, rockville, around college park and green belt, maryland, 78 degrees. but look at these numbers. 45 mt. airy, 44 martinsburg, 46 leesburg. areas throughout loudoun county really dipping down low tonight. so, again, sweatshirt, maybe a jacket for tomorrow morning heading out. by the time we get to the afternoon, temperatures will be higher than they are today i think, going up to 80, to 81 degrees. 81 in d.c., 82 degrees in manassas, even those spots around culpepper and up into leesburg, 82 degrees for a high temperature. so tomorrow morning again another cool start for us, jacket weather, indeed, 44 to 57 degrees by the time we get to tomorrow afternoon, we'll be warming up nicely and warming up rather quickly. but it's going to be another perfect stellar day. beautiful blue sky again, 77 to 82 degrees. at least the air quality has
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improved, right, from where we were at this summer. looking for something to do this weekend? this is something that's been going on for 43 years now. it is at the foot of the blue ridge, bluemont, virginia. we've had the county fairs already. how about a country fair. they know how to do it right. this is the bluemont fair september 15th and 16th, so this weekend, where i'm expecting clouds to increase on saturday. still kind of a partly sunny both days saturday and sunday with a high temperature right around 80 degrees. we've got some showers coming in late saturday but sunday just a few clouds around. here's a look at that four-day forecast. again, nice conditions for two more days. a little bit of humidity on friday just a bit, then a little bit of humidity, too, for your saturday. the showers in. again late in the day, not going to get much and no severe weather. just a 30% chance, should be in and out of here, giving us a pretty nice weekend overall. monday right now is looking dry with a high 83 degrees. hanging out in the low 80s for the next couple days.
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>> nice place to hang out. thank you. >> if you have an iphone or an ipad, your risk of identity theft just got a lot stronger. a loosely organized group of hackers posted some key information online. as nbc's kerry sanders reports now, at least 1 million devices are now jeopardized. >> reporter: the iphone is among the most popular cell phones in the world, and each of the hundreds of millions of iphones and ipads out there is assigned a unique series of numbers and letters. until last week it was assumed the so-called udid numbers were securely protected from hackers. then a group called anonymous posted million of those numbers online. experts say it's the key that could allow a hacker to track your device's location, revealing where you are, where you've been, as well as allowing access to logons to your accounts without the need for a pass word. >> going to see people break into people's social media
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accounts, into apps, figure out where they've been and what they're doing, maybe who they're talking to. there's a lot that will happen with these udids. it's a great playground for hackers to experiment. >> reporter: for iphone owner, a huge surprise. >> nobody talks about anti-virus program for the iphone, so i kind of assumed that nobody could ever get in. >> reporter: anonymous quick to blame big brother said it acquired 12 million udid numbers from an fbi surveillance program. but the fbi says it's not the source, saying in a statement on twitter, we never had info in question. bottom line -- totally false. and now an orlando company that works with multiple online magazine publishers,, says it's the inadvertent source. >> in response to this we've brought in an independent team to begin evaluating and confirming what happened and putting things in place so that this doesn't happen again. >> is that door closed? >> the door is absolutely closed.
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>> reporter: closed thanks in part to david schutz, a virginia-based security analyst, who discovered it was not an fbi file but came from >> everybody goes crazy about the government having this information, but they never seem to think that it's bad that corporations might also have this information. and more often than not, it's the corporations who are tracking all this stuff. >> apple tells us programmers are moving away from using those i.d. numbers in apps. but for the devices that have already been compromised, experts say the only solution may be to buy a brand-new iphone or ipad. a pricey fix. >> if you just bought one. >> yeah. >> too bad. >> too bad. >> that's not good. coming up on news4, a little boy who is a fitness machine. how a 7-year-old set a push-up record. and move over, tebowing. here there's a new internet trend in town.
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next tonight at news 4 at 5:00, security breach. leon panetta weighs in on the potential ramifications of that book that goes inside the osama bin laden raid. d.c. mayor vincent gray attends the 9/11 national day of service and remembrance. this is chris wharton. and tonight at 6:00, a killer storm is causing trouble for one community. anncr: this casino's in west virginia.
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but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland.
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creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia.
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so, how many push-ups could you do when you were 7? one, two? 100? this little boy did 4,000. >> whoa! >> 4,000. that was enough to set a record in ukraine. he was presented with a certificate and he earned major bragging rights.
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>> boy, he's got some shoulders on him. robert griffin iii, rg3 didn't just inspire redskins fans, he sparked a new internet sensation. you probably heard of tebowing, the pose inspired by tim tebow, the pose after touchdowns. now there's griffining, coined by a local redskins blogger. after that 88-yard touchdown pass over the weekend, griffin sat on the field with both arms pointed into the air. now people have been tweeting pictures of themselves griffining. yeah. in yoga classes, office clothes. nobody can quite pull it off like he does. >> all he was doing was making the most of the moment. >> that's right. pointing straight up and looking at that 88-yard target. >> celebrating. up next, a violent robbery caught on tape. the thieves don't just drag the store clerk across the floor. store c[ male announcer ]oor. for the dreamers...
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a terrying ordeal for a convenience store clerk in omaha. security cameras caught the
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drama as four men with guns staged a violent robbery. >> and as chase moffit reports the terror didn't end when the clerks left the store. >> reporter: with a militant-like force, four masked men armed with an ak-47 assault rifle stormed into this quick trip near 87th and maple. they immediately target the clerk, dragging her violently across the floor. you can see her struggle. she's threatened with her life as she calls for help. still armed, the two men behind her order her to open the safe. a third waits for the cash with an open bag. both the cash register and safe are emptied. the men run from the store. they're inside just 1:15. but they still weren't done. >> a robber comes up to me, points his gun at me and says give me everything you've got. and so i hand him my purse and everything. >> reporter: pam, who didn't want her face shown, said she'd just pulled up to the same quick
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trip just as the robbers were fleeing. >> the first thing i seen was that gun, and thought i'm not going to see my son again. because it was that big. it was like, you know, right in your face. >> reporter: pam believes images like this, a scene of guns and violence, should prompt changes in convenience store safety. >> i think there should be more than one person in the quick shop or those stores at night. from there should be a security outside definitely, one person should not be alone in the store. at all. >> reporter: few now, pam wants justice. >> this has been going on. i just hope nobody has to go through this and there can be some kind of stop to this. >> police believe the same thieves may have hit another convenience store 20 minutes earlier. [ bell rings ] >> constantine ekinomos.
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>> barbara g. edwards. >> it was the day that changed america forever. today washington remembers that horrific day 11 years ago. but this year's tributes were markedly more intimate than years past. a teen leaves home to walk to school this morning. minutes later he was dead. tonight, his mother is talking to news4 as police search for a killer. >> driving in the red. a new color scheme on a busy interstate is getting a bunch of attention tonight and creating a lot of confusion. this evening news4 has the answers. thanks for joining us on news 4 at 5:00. i'm jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. wendy rieger is off tonight. a daily walk to school proved deadly te lly today far teen. the high school junior was on his way to class when he was shot to death. police want to know why. it happened along old central avenue in capitol heights. news4's tracee wilkins talked to that teen's mom today. she's live on the scene now with the latest on the investigation. tracee? >> reporter: prince george's county school officials say this

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